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Meaning of SALE

Pronunciation:  seyl

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a particular instance of selling; "he has just made his first sale"; "they had to complete the sale before the banks closed"
  2. [n]  the general activity of selling; "they tried to boost sales"; "laws limit the sale of handguns"
  3. [n]  an occasion (usually brief) for buying at specially reduced prices; "they held a sale to reduce their inventory"; "I got some great bargains at their annual sale"
  4. [n]  an agreement (or contract) in which property is transferred from the seller (vendor) to the buyer (vendee) for a fixed price in money (paid or agreed to be paid by the buyer); "the salesman faxed the sales agreement to his home office"
  5. [n]  the state of being purchasable; offered or exhibited for selling; "you'll find vitamin C for sale at most pharmacies"; "the new line of cars will soon be on sale"

SALE is a 4 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: cut-rate sale, sales agreement, sales event
 See Also: agreement, auction, auction sale, bazaar, boot sale, car boot sale, clearance sale, closeout, conditional sale, execution sale, fair, fire sale, forced sale, garage sale, inventory-clearance sale, judicial sale, jumble sale, marketing, merchandising, occasion, realisation, realization, rummage sale, sell, selling, sheriff's sale, state, understanding, vendue, white sale, yard sale



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Sale\, n.
    See 1st {Sallow}. [Obs.] --Spenser.
  2. \Sale\, n. [Icel. sala, sal, akin to E. sell. See {Sell},
    v. t.]
    1. The act of selling; the transfer of property, or a
       contract to transfer the ownership of property, from one
       person to another for a valuable consideration, or for a
       price in money.
    2. Opportunity of selling; demand; market.
             They shall have ready sale for them.  --Spenser.
    3. Public disposal to the highest bidder, or exposure of
       goods in market; auction. --Sir W. Temple.
    {Bill of sale}. See under {Bill}.
    {Of sale}, {On sale}, {For sale}, to be bought or sold;
       offered to purchasers; in the market.
    {To set to sale}, to offer for sale; to put up for purchase;
       to make merchandise of. [Obs.] --Milton.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that something is on sale, represents opportunities that are readily available to you.